City estate farmer mints cash adding value to goat milk

City estate farmer mints cash adding value to goat milk

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City estate farmer mints cash adding value to goat milk

Tuesday December 07 2021 goats

Kevin Uduny milks goats at Toggfarm in Mathare, Nairobi. PHOTO | PETER CHANGTOEK | NMG

By PETER CHANGTOEK
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Summary

  • Apart from making money selling raw milk, the farmer produces yoghurt, ice sticks and cheese from the milk he gets at his small farm dubbed Toggfarm in Huruma, Mathare Sub-county, Nairobi.
  • When starting off, he bought three dairy goats; a buck of Toggenburg breed at Sh12,000, a doe at Sh8,000, and another one at Sh25,000.
  • The farmer currently has 27 goats, out of which he milks six. Additionally, he has 10 newly born kids.

Kevin Uduny has been rearing dairy goats for some time now and he is looking forward to reaping bigger from the business.

Apart from making money selling raw milk, the farmer produces yoghurt, ice…

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